Cycling has really taken off as a leisure activity. There are cyclists everywhere. Racing, time trials, sportives or club cycles. It has not caught on as much with the females, but there are still quite a few out cycling.
In Carn Wheelers we have a few out cycling with us. Meet one of them.
Name: Betty Anne O'Kane
Favourite Food: Anything out of Yoko, especially the Udon Noodles.
Favourite Drink: Coors Light normally, but if I can be bothered to make them, then Lemon Drop Martinis
Favourite Music: Anything from The Pixies to ELO, but loving The Avett Brothers at the minute.
Three people you would invite to a dinner party: Dara O'Briain, Eddie Izzard and Lee Mack.
How many years cycling: Just over a year. Joined Carn Wheelers in January 2011.
Bikes used: A rusty
MTB with no brakes, followed by one that's much too big for me (I still have it). Then a few months on a borrowed Trek 1000. Next was a second-hand Ambrosio and now I'm on a Cube Axial WLS GTC.
Favourite cycling Food: Nutri-Grain Bars and Lucozade Glucose Tablets
Best thing about cycling: A spin on a sunny day on a good road.
Worst thing about cycling: Potholes
Tip for beginners: Get a good pair of shorts